Redefining Liver Care in Gujarat

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[ With HE Governor of Gujarat ]

Dr. Chirag Desai is presently Chief Consultant and Program Director of the Liver Transplant and HPB surgery department at The Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad which is the ultimate referral centre for managing end-stage liver diseases. The Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad is the first multi-organ transplant centre in the private sector in Gujarat.

Dr. Chirag Desai is one of the most accomplished Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Liver Transplant Surgeons in India. Beginning his career as a surgeon 18 years ago, he has now worked for over 10 years in the field of Gl, HPB and Liver Transplant. Recently Dr Chirag Desai and Team performed first successful Living Donor Liver Transplant of Gujarat.

After his initial surgical training in India he went to the United Kingdom where he progressed very fast, obtained FRCS(Edinburgh) and FRCS(Glasgow) and landed up working in the world renowned centers like The Royal London Hospital, London and The Royal Free Hospital, London. He was awarded The Royal College of the Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow traveling fellowship to the Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea. This is the biggest Living Donor Liver Transplant centre in the world. Recently Dr Chirag Desai was appointed as the Honorary Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgeon to HE the Governor of Gujarat.

Dr. Chirag Desai does both Living and Cadaver Donor Transplant for adult as well as pediatric patients. He is specialy interested in the treatment of Liver tumours and treatment of Portal Hypertension. He has a large series of pancreatic necrosectomywith excellent result.